Friday, Dec 03, 2021


National Water Fund For Rural Schools, First Statue In Lakshadweep: How India Is Celebrating Gandhi Jayanti

Oct 02, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Today marks the 152nd birth anniversary of the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi

Lakshadweep Row: Kerala Congress Leaders Denied Permission To Visit Islands

Jul 04, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

In its order denying permission to a group of Kerala Congress leaders, the Lakshadweep administration said their visit might ‘disturb’ the peaceful atmosphere of the region.

Sedition Case: Kerala HC Grants Anticipatory Bail To Lakshadweep Film Maker Aisha Sultana

The court had earlier granted her interim bail for one week.

Lakshadweep Row: Kerala HC Stays Two Contentious Reforms

Jun 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Kerala HC has stayed two orders of the Lakshadweep administration-- to close down dairy farms and remove meat products from the menu of midday meals for school children.

Lakshadweep Administration Proposes Shifting HC Jurisdiction From Kerala To Karnataka

The proposal was initiated by the administration after several litigations were moved before the Kerala High Court against the decisions taken by the islands' new administrator Praful Khoda Patel.

15 June, 2021

Lakshadweep Filmmaker: Bioweapon Remark Was A Mistake, But I Was Entrapped

Thufail PT

Lakshadweep-based filmmaker Aisha Sultana has been booked for sedition for alleging that bioweapons were used spreading Covid-19 in the islands

14 June, 2021

Sedition Charges: Lakshadweep-Based Filmmaker Aisha Sulthana Moves HC For Anticipatory Bail

Outlook Web Bureau

Aisha Sulthana has been charged of sedition for her alleged remarks on the spread of Covid in the islands.

13 June, 2021

Administrator Praful Khoda Patel To Visit Lakshadweep Amid Protests In Island

Outlook Web Bureau

Patel will begin his week-long visit to the islands on Monday

13 June, 2021

Many Lakshadweep-Based BJP Leaders Resign Over Sedition Charges On Filmmaker Aisha Sulthana

Outlook Web Bureau

Filmmaker Aisha Sulthana has been charged of sedition for her remarks on the spread of Covid in the islands.

12 June, 2021

Filmmaker Aisha Sulthana Says She Will Continue Fighting For Lakshadweep

Outlook Web Bureau

Lakshadweep-based filmmaker Aisha Sulthana has been charged of sedition for her remarks on the spread of Covid in the islands.

11 June, 2021

Lakshadweep Filmmaker Ayesha Sulthana Booked For Sedition For ‘Biological Weapon’ Remark

Outlook Web Bureau

She was booked after a complaint was filed with the Kavaratti police by the BJP's Lakshadweep unit president Abdul Khade


06 June, 2021

Lakshadweep Row: 93 Ex-Civil Servants Write To PM, Raise Concern

Outlook Web Bureau

The former civil servants urged PM Modi to withdraw the new measures introduced by Praful Khoda Patel and said the UT should ‘be provided with a people-sensitive administrator’

03 June, 2021

New Rules Will Destroy Island's Way Of Life : Padma Shri Ali Manikfan

Thufail PT

If the mainland’s culture is imposed upon the island, the islanders would have to move out from the island, says the multi-faceted marine researcher

02 June, 2021

White Sand, Roasted Fish, Tender Coconut: Why India's Beautiful Island Wants To Be Left Alone

Ismath Hussain

Ismath Hussain, the first novelist from Lakshadweep, writes an island diary for 'Outlook' in the backdrop of the row over the new draft notification.

31 May, 2021

Amid Protests, Lakshadweep Administration Announces Extension Of Complete Shutdown In Islands

Outlook Web Bureau

Citing rising number of Covid-19 cases, the Lakshadweep administration on Monday extended the ‘complete shutdown’ in the region by a week

30 May, 2021

Administrator Attempting Land Grab In The Guise Of Development: Lakshadweep MP

Thufail PT

'Liquor and beef are just diversion tactics, land is the administrator’s main ambition,' says Lakshadweep MP Mohammed Faizal PP

28 May, 2021

UK Regulators Authorise Johnson & Johnson's Single-Dose Vaccine

Outlook Web Bureau

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency said the single-dose vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson met "the expected standards of safety, quality and effectiveness."


27 May, 2021

Praful Khoda Patel: The Man Who Is Rocking Lakshadweep

Outlook Web Bureau

The former Gujarat politician and Modi-aide is back in the vortex of another political storm.

Photo Gallery

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference on farmers issue at AICC HQ in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary

Workers prepare beds inside a special COVID-19 ward to treat persons infected with the Omicron variant, at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in Chennai.

PTI Photo/ R Senthil Kumar

Volunteers participate in an event to pay tribute to victims on the 37th anniversary of 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, in Bhopal.

PTI Photo

Boat anchored along the shore in view of Cyclone Jawad, in Puri.

PTI Photo

Travellers arriving from Banglore stand in a queue to get tested for COVID-19, in wake of the SARS-CoV-2 variant Omicron, at Central Railway Station, in Chennai.

PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

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Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh